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for this to be a day of mourning, we can't understand what these families are going through, but we want to stand near them. president obama will also observe the moment of silence, and governors from at least 28 states have asked all of their residents to do the same. john, we'll bring that moment live on cnn, but the president has shifted to focus additionally on gun control in this country. that debate raging in the wake of this tragedy. the white house releasing a video from the president, just this morning. the president acknowledging that he is a supporter of the second amendment, the right to bear arms, saying that most gun owners are indeed responsible. but also making very clear where he draws the line. >> here is what i think we should do. this week, i called on congress to take up and pass common sense legislation, that has the support of the majority of the american people, including banning the sale of the military saul style weapons and making sure criminals can't take advantage of legal loopholes to get their hands on a gun. >> that debate will rage on. we're expecting to hear from the
, a superstar, dies in a plane crash. now her fans in mourning. we'll have details, straight ahead. >>> a packed two hours for you. new york mayor cory booker will join us. and poet journalist, angela davis will join us as well. gold medal olympic gymnast gabby douglas has written a new book. and judy chu is with us, and the macks join us, and singer adam lambert. monday, december 10th. and "starting point" begins right now. >>> wow, that's an ominous little graphic right there. yes that is because the fiscal cliff is what we're talking about this morning. that's the starting point. president obama and the house speaker speaking face to face for the first time in more than three weeks. the two men who stand between millions of americans and the fiscal cliff sat down, had a conversation. a critical development 22 days away from the cliff, which means severe tax hikes and spending cuts unless the two can find a way to compromise. nobody is saying much. but spokesperson says the lines of communication remain open erskin bowles said this. >> you know, they have started to tango now and any time have
, a community mourning another senseless shooting tragedy. this time in upstate new york where four fire fighters were shot, two fatally, after being lured into a sniper's trap on christmas eve morning. this is a man who allegedly set fire to a house near rochester, new york. 62-year-old william spengler, an ex-con who spent 17 years in prison for beating his 92-year-old grandmother to death with a hammer back in 1980. police say after torching the home he perched himself on a nearby berm with a firearm and began shooting volunteer fire fighters as they entered his so-called kill zone. listen as fire fighters called for help from the scene. >> multiple firemen down, multiple firemen shot. i am shot. >> the fire is on the south side of the road. he's shooting from the north side with what i believe is an assault rifle or hunting rifle. i'm struck in the lower back or lower leg so i need ems. >> killed in the shooting, officer tomasz kaczowka, a 911 dispatcher who was just 19 years old and lieutenant michael chiapperini, a 43-year-old volunteer fire fighter who was also an officer with the
instead, some years ago obviously. newtown, connecticut, mourns the loss of 27 of their own. the investigation into the shooter and what drove him to commit such unspeakable acts. it does continue. >> games garabiono is a psychology professor at loyola law school and also the author of "lost boys," how our sons turn violent and how you can save them. you look back at who does these kinds of mass murders, usually they're young, they're men, they're suburban. what else can you tell us that's a thread among those who perpetrate these crimes? >> after the fact, it seems much clearer than before it actually happened. these young men, these boys are building a tower of blocks. each block contributes to them getting to this point. it's not the result of any one block, but usually temperamentally they're particularly sensitive, a little bit odd. they experience social rejection. they experience isolation. but also they prepare for this. they play violent video games that get them ready psychologically, even technically. then they get fixated on this delusion, this idea, that somehow
this period of mourning, because we need to bring together the movement in the community, which is articulated by newtown united. i met with them in my office in washington and then again last night in newtown. and i think that we are at a historic moment. >> how will we know? what will we know if it's different? at what point can citizens say it's taking too long or the nra is slow walking this stuff again? it seems to me every time we say it's going to be different also, that's another similarity. >> we had that same conversation after columbine, which i covered. we had that same conversation after aurora and all the other ones in between. same conversation. >> remember that the first gun assault law, assault weapons law took five years to pass. it was first proposed in 1989 after the stockton shooting and senators metzenbound and feinstein worked on it five years. i'm determined, i'm committed. but the president is absolutely right, that the american people have to stand up. i'll tell you what also is different. i've talked to a lot of these families and i am so impressed by their strength
conversation about gun control? >> well, you know, my focus is, one, respect the families, mourn their losses, make sure our schools are safe, and then start the conversation and listen to the floridians. what i do every day is travel the state, almost, pretty much every day, and listen to floridians and get their ideas and then come back, based on those ideas of what we can improve. >> well, i hope it all goes -- all those conversations turn into meaningful conversations before i get to go out and cover another tragedy of which we've now done a bunch of them. >> i can't imagine this happening to our families. >> my goodness, no. governor rick scott, governor of florida, thank you, sir. appreciate your time. still ahead, 2008, look at statistics in japan, they had 11 gun-related murders. the u.s.? 12,000. shouldn't we look at other country's gun policies? it's lots of things. all waking up. ♪ becoming part of the global phenomenon we call the internet of everything. ♪ trees will talk to networks will talk to scientists about climate change. cars will talk to road sensors will talk to stop
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